event - September 9, 2021
News Release - August 10, 2020
Lower passing score will not be applied retroactively to previous Bar Exam takers, court writes in letter to State Bar.
News Release - February 23, 2021
A state Supreme Court committee issued an advisory opinion explaining when a judge may accept campaign contributions from a political action committee when the contribution includes funds from another political action committee organized and funded by court employees.
News Release - March 3, 2021
Supreme Court committee issues expedited guidance about a judge serving as a member of a governmental task force with a broad agenda.
Feature - March 30, 2016
Can a presiding judge disqualify an entire bench? The answer is a decisive “no”, according to the Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions, the ethical rule is that no judge may decide if another judge is disqualified. But they also gave...
News Release - July 22, 2020
A California Supreme Court committee today published guidance for judges who want to attend public demonstrations and rallies, citing a slate of ethical issues for judges to consider before participating.
News Release - July 16, 2020
The California Supreme Court on Thursday announced it will permanently lower the passing score for the California Bar Exam and released plans for an October test administered online.
News Release - June 17, 2020
The Supreme Court Committee on Judicial Ethics Opinions (CJEO) this month posted a summary of oral advice stating appellate justices should disqualify themselves from a case if they were removed by peremptory challenge while hearing the case as a trial judge.
News Release - June 4, 2020
A judge can only be reimbursed for expenses incurred during official duties under policies, procedures, and rates approved by the Judicial Council.